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Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
education is the key to life. >> i want them to go to school. >> it's a challenge in a city where 60% of public schoolchildren are not learning at grade level. >> it's one of the worst school systems in the state. how many generations of children do you disserve before you say, "let's try something different." lionel rainey is pushing for a different plan for better schools. by breaking away from baton rouge, and starting a new city. the city of st george would encompass an unincorporated area home to a fifth of the residents, it would control and run schools with its own tax residence. >> it's not about starting a city, it's about education. >> it's about 100% total about education. we came into this saying we want to take accountability for the schools in our area >> critics say st george would take more than accountability. the break-up could cost the city at large $53 million - 20% of its budget and would segregate the city. baton rouge is majority black. st george would be a majority white at a 3:1 ratio. >> now we would have white kids going to school over here on this end of t
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
. >> in 1990, nelson mandela visited new york city. thousands gathered in harlem to hear him speak. jonathan martin is there to tell us about that and what the scene is like tonight. >> a lot of people remember it like it was yesterday, they remember the day in 1990 when the new york city mayor invited nelson mandela to the city. one of the first places he stopped was in harlem. there was a lot of anticipation, excitement, thousands of people came. earlier tonight the apollo theatre had a mark key lit up. the lights went out. it said, "in memory of nelson mandela we remember and love you." a lot of people remember when he came in 1990 it was a big part of the visit. it said welcome home mr and mrs nelson mandela. one of the people who remembered that was the historian, mr billy mitchell. we talked about what that day was like in his memory. >> he was fully aware that all the people from civil rights fighters and to have his preps here, it meant a lot to all of us coming up out of problems. we were going through housing, education, things that of nature. his presence made us feel good, that t
FOX Business
Dec 4, 2013 11:00am EST
favor of bankruptcy, the next question becomes what happens to the city retirees clinging to those benefits? and the president is pushing this hour for a higher minimum wage. the congressman to talk about that. by your gifts online, paying tax, others don't, supreme court doesn't want to get in the middle of it. judge andrew napolitano has no problem getting in the middle of that. and then, consolidating your wallet into just one card. the high-tech idea could be the way we shop in the future. it is all coming up along with dagen mcdowell on "markets now." dagen: giddyup. changing out of the shirt you had done earlier and now you look more businesslike. connell: i will take that as a complement on both sides. i have no other choice but to check the market and talk to the judge. dagen: we have to hit your slender. we have gains on the market right now despite the better-than-expected numbers from adp, nicole petallides at the new york stock exchange. nicole: you mentioned adp, which was better. we also got new hom home sales numbers better than expected, we are seeing the market wit
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am EST
a business in a bankrupt city. detroit opens its very first distillery in 100 years. ♪ good morning and welcome to al jazeera america, i'm morgan live from new york. this morning 26,000 commuters in new york city suburbs have to find another way to get to work. this after a train derailed yesterday just outside of manhattan. the accident left four dead and dozens injured and ntsb investigators have now recovered the train's data recorder and trying to determine exactly what caused the crash. >> our mission is to understand not just what happened but why it happened with the intent of preventing it from happening again. >> reporter: the train jumped the tracks just as it was getting ready to leave the bronx and cross into manhattan and 7 cars derailed with the lead car feet away from the hudson river. it happened along a curved section of the track and trying to figure out the excessive speed played a role. an al jazeera's john is here live from the bronx, john? >> morgan good morning. the hudson line of metro north railroad is one of the busiest commuter rail routes in the world. 2
Dec 2, 2013 9:00am PST
in new york city, living in other places across the country, nobody likes to see local hospitals shuttered. it's actually a very emotional thing for a community for a hospital to close its doors. i think that has a profound impact, actually, in terms of this ideological stance that republican governors have taken. >> this is going to sound bloodless to me but a what we're setting up is an expert where the politics of supporting obama care and the ideological tension on the right, whether you should tax wealthy people to finance, subsidize poor people is going to come into conflict with constituent issues. should we be shuttering that don't help, trauma victims and so on. i can't imagine that the firewall is set at 24 states that refuse expansion. some of them are going to crumble. you definitely could see this kind of system that extends in perpetuity where a lot of places just kind of leave these 5 million people and others in the lurch. >> doctor, one last one before we go. when a hospital loses funding, cut back services, shut their doors, do people who go to the hospital, is
Dec 6, 2013 2:00pm PST
. and the national fast food strike that unfolded this week in 130 cities across the country, i think, is a message to our congress, you better wake up. the people are way ahead of you on this. fast food workers, what they did, is that they staged -- they staged a massive protest on thursday, calling for a liveable wage. thousands of protests, and roughly 130 cities around the country went on strike to protest the minimum wage, which stands at $7.25 an hour in this country. you know, folks, this is the largest wave of protests in the history of the fast food industry. workers, basically, are fed up. their demands are very simple. he they want to live a decent life while working hard a full-time job. but many are part time that don't qualify for benefits. many of them are just asking for 15 bucks an hour. gosh, that's 30 grand a year. you know, it's nothing radical. it's actually pretty american. this is how you move things. here's what the protesters were saying on thursday. >> we are standing in front of the mcdonald's that i tough actually work at. and i actually work two jobs. i work mcdonald's
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 10:00pm EST
in the african townships outside the cities. the problem is south africa today, 15 years since he left office, he's faced with a host of an intractable problems in order to have a high rate of economic growth, to reduce levels of unemployment. until that is done, the problem of two economic nations - one largely white and the other largely black. nelson mandela presided over the beginning of a significant black middle class. >> jason, as we saw the multiracial celebrations in south africa, could it be possible the man who did so much in life, to unite south africa could do more in death? >> i don't think you can do more in death than you can life, and not someone like nelson mandela. when you look at the leadership that followed him. you have umbeki saying aids was caused by poverty and jacob zuma with corruption standards. nelson mandela was a tourist attraction, a moral standard. tourists wanted to go and donate and work and have a chance to meet with him. his loss is not just a loss of a great world lead, but a loss for south africa. he was their national ambassador. i expect when his funeral
Dec 3, 2013 1:30am PST
association that is represented today. i think we are proud of our city, whatever city might be here today. we are all proud of our city. i like this city because we get ideas here that nobody else gets. some of them are really bad. we are all friends here. right? so, our little committee, we are powerless in this culture. forget about it. we have no cloud. so our slogan is, we don't think, we do. because we don't want to study things. there are people out there studying things. so we want to a supervisor. david chu, in this city, we said here is the problem and he said that is terrible. he's a practicing lawyer and we went for the finances committee for 13 unlawful detainer actions had been moved because of the cuts in the budget done by our legislators. they have been moved out of the county to santa monica. 9 out of 10 who are defending trying to keep their house, 9 out of 10 have no lawyers. on the landlord's side, 9 out of 10 have lawyers. so after you drive all the way to santa monica and after you try to figure out what it is, what the real property laws is in california and what defe
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 4:00pm EST
>> this is al jazeera america. live from new york city i'm tony harris with a look at today's top stories. scores of world leaders travel osearchto south africa for the l this week. snow and high winds as the u.s. finds itself in a deep chill. world leaders from nearly 100 nations are making their way to south africa to honor one man: nelson mandela. among those already in south africa former u.s. president jimmy carter who is in johannesburg. kofe annan. and the former president of ireland is there. dozens of others are en route. president obama and the first lady left for south africa, board air force 1 joined by george bush and his wife. are ali velshi is leading our team in johannesburg. ali, set the scene for us literally hours before the event tomorrow in johannesburg. >> well it's gone cold, tony, it's raining tonight in johannesburg. it was a clear day. police were setting up barricades and rerouting. you could see dignitaries coming in and police convoys. as you said jimmy carter is here as well. george w. bush, bill clinton will be here, world leaders from all over the p
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
years they feel they're doing pretty well compared to many in this city. not far away inside of the commercial high rises of sandton is alexandria township where persistent groining grinding poferlt shapes lives. the remains of his house bears his prisoner number from decades of incarceration. earning $2 a day or less, the unemployment rate is about 25% and most of those unemployed are young. alfie and claudia say they are not disappointed but the government -- >> i wish to have more. when none of this is done you get another face and make your future bright. >> so things aren't too bad but they wouldn't mind if thinks were just a little bit better. the people with the money had have the money. they don't think much of that money is flowing downhill into alexandria and the bez valley. >> al jazeera america will provide further coverage of the memorial. i will be back early, covering the service, our coverage begins at 4:00 a.m. eastern, 1:00 pacific. >>> fighting in central african republic began last month, there won't be any u.s. troops on the ground. defense secretary chuc
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am PST
: there are stunning details in the deadly train derailment in america's largest city. what we know about how fast that train was going when it took that curve. we are live on the scene. >> i heard a lot of crown cold fronting and grinding and i started seeing stars in front of my eyes, i thought, this is the end. 0 that's a good thing, but it doesn't cover everything. only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans, they could save you in out-of-pocket medical costs. call today to request a free decision guide. with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients... plus, there are no networks, and virtually no referrals needed. join the millions who have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp... and provided by unitedhealthcare insurance company, which has over 30 years of experience behind it. with all the good years ahe
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 12:00pm PST
. take a listen city,. >> when you look at obamacare it's a government-centered healthcare delivery system elm that not what the american people want. the american people want to be able to pick their own type of health insurance, want to be able to pick their own doctor, want to be able to pick their own hospital. that is what a patient-centered healthcare system looks like. >> as you noticed the president trying to change the narrative, and also trying to insist there are real benefits here for the men people if they can get past the trouble in the web site. there are republicans like boehner who notes if the web site is fixed the american people might actually see that premiums are going up for some, sill cancellation notices the insurance companies are dealing with so it's a very mixed picture. >> thank you. so, defining the narrative. that is the task here. alise is covering the healthcare overhaul and is live in d.c. the republicans have owned the narrative. there is no way to describe this any other way. the president is trying to get back control of that. and their argument
Dec 5, 2013 1:40am PST
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Dec 3, 2013 4:00am PST
-per-hour curve. >> federal investigators say the commuter train that ran off the tracks in new york city was traveling at a high rate of speed moments before the deadly derailment. now, the investigation focuses on the engineer who was at the controls. >>> llions of americans get ready for an early dose of winter. a cold front threatening to send temperatures nearly 50 degrees below normal in some parts of the country. >>> and amazon makes a big announcement. it hopes to have drones make deliveries, but what will it take to get the program off the ground? this is the "cbs morning news" ground? this is the "cbs morning news" for tuesday, december 3rd, 2013. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, it's good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. it's still unclear why, but federal investigators have determined that the new york commuter train was going way too fast when it jumped the track sunday morning. here's the latest. the metro north train's data recorder showed that the train was going 80 miles per hour when it entered the curve where the posted speed is 30 miles an hour. it's sti
Dec 3, 2013 1:00pm PST
elected. not only that, they didn't want a city manager to be appointed. and despite their wishes, despite the wishes of the voters, a governor imposed this on the voters of detroit. and now when you bring kevin orr in, look, if you are having trouble in your marriage, do you bring in a divorce lawyer or counselor? which one you bring in tells me what you're thinking about. already they were thinking we're going to bankrupt this city. and there's 100 and some other odd cities out here in the same position. are they going to do that to them? and i can't help but believe that the re pudation of democracy is a sad day for america. i know naacp has prepared a lawsuit, along with others to appeal this decision. but i think this is a sad day in america and democracy. but guess what, this is theca anywayy in the coal mine. what's to detroit now will happen to you later. and about the health care thing, they think the menu is messed up. the actual food was great in the restaurant. >> right. >> the menu is messed up. we ain't going to eat the menu, dude. >> and high ironic the same party providing
Dec 4, 2013 3:00am PST
city has officially gone bust. a judge ruled it is unable to pay it's 18 billion if debt. there is a march 1st deadline for the city's reorganization plan to be filed. the mortgages manager is expected to have a first draft next month. outgoing mayor dave bing says it's a chance to put the city on new course. >> we now have to fight. if we have a future as far as our children and grandchildren are concerned, we have to fix the problem now. we can't continue to kick that can down the road and not make tough decisions. >> those tough decisions, the judge ruled billions in pensions can be cut even though michigan's constitution prohibits cuts to pensionings. the city's largest employee union fwoild an appeal. the ruling could have implications across the country for retirees already struggling to make ends meet. >> we have an american dream that if you work long and you did the right thing, that you would end up being able to live comfort annual. what he's done now, i don't even know how i'm going to do this after january. it's already the fat guy has to sit around and make
Dec 8, 2013 6:00am EST
think a lot -- i heard tommy wells the other day. he's puffing up the fact that the city has corruption. well, you know, they do have some problems, like any place else. but he is using this as campaign talk. bowser, again, using it as campaign talk. the thing that gray has going for him is his base. he still has a base in this town, a very strong base. and in addition to that, he pulled on another base and that is development. >> dave if, the mayor is not charged with anything, do you think all these other candidates will stay in the race? >> that's a good question. you have to wonder, what was their calculation in getting in? either gray would be wounded by some charge or that he wouldn't be able to run and this is a shot for me. but they're in now. i mean, at this point in time, based on my reporting, i'm not getting a sense that anybody wants to drop out. but it's going to be -- but it's going to be a hot race. let the games begin. but the games have changed. it's going to get hot for mayor gray out there. they're going to focus on his -- these suppositions or suspicions of what's g
Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
, and some controversy to the city. >> reporter: many of the employees at wal-mart's georgia avenue store were excited about their newest and by far biggest business. >> it's fabulous. >> and we don't have to go all the way to maryland to get our groceries and products now. >> reporter: wal-mart says 23,000 amly cants applied for jobs at georgia avenue and the h. street stores, 600 people have been hired. we learned at midday today that company policy would not let us talk to employees at random. can't talk to employees unless what? >> you can have a media representative. >> reporter: in private conversation at georgia avenue we found an army veteran a former nursing home employee, and a wal-mart transfer. board council member bowser on who got jobs. >> we understand there's about 70% d.c. residents, front line employees and management employees and coming from veryless by. >> reporter: approved an interview with the pharmacist. a five year wal-mart employee at howard university graduate. >> i started out in 2008 at a cashier. and then i had the opportunity to talk with my manager at that
Dec 2, 2013 10:00pm EST
of their lives spreading to city to city, country to country seemingly overnight. today, that picture has transformed thanks to the courage and love of some of you in this room and around the world awareness soars, research surged, prevention, treatment, and care save millions of lives in the richest countries and the world's poorest countries as well. for many, with testing and access to the right treatment, the disease that was once a death sentence now comes with a good chance of a health department and wonderful life. you'll have a partner in me, and i said if the united states wanted to be the global leader in combating this disease, then we needed to agent like it by doing our part and by leading the world to do more together, and that's what we've done in partnership with some of you. we created the first aids strategy rooted in a simple vision, that every person should get access to a life extending care, regardless of age, gender, race, or ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, or socioeconomic status. we continue to support the ryan white care act to help under served c
Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm EST
city and tesla. we do see stretch valuations everywhere. a whole list of analysts brought out twitter and a bunch wanted to buy it on a reasonable valuation in the out years if everything goes right. merrill lynch launched the stock with a sale. merrill chose to use traditional security analysis and found the stock wanting. the others didn't, though. and we have a real case being made for the stock that i think is incredibly expensive by any stretch of the imagination and should be sold. but that's the kind of launching that propelled amazon to nearly four po hundred dollars this morning. again, logic, compelling. if you're a growth manager, and many are, in this stock amazon fits your growth portfolio. that encompasses the rigorous discipline i'm describing. i'm saying i can recognize what a very important cohort of money managers wants to do, which is buy the fastest growing stocks. i can recognize that in a low growth world, the high growth ethos will attract the most money in. the growth oriented managers are not bound by traditional methods of valuation that you and i are think a
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 3:00am PST
. a magnitude 4.5 earthquake rattling towns near oklahoma city saturday. >> things fell off the wall. things fell off shelves. at first you don't know what's happening and then it sort of settles down and you can take inventory. >> luckily no other major damage or injuries reported. this quake comes just weeks after the two-year anniversary of the strongest earthquake ever reported in the state, a magnitude 5.6 back in 2011. >>> 60 survivors attend an anniversary of the attack on pearl harbor. a moment of silence was observed at 7:55 a.m., the minute the bombings began. >> it was a day of gallantry and unquestionable heroism even as it was a day of sacrifice and loss. for those who gave the last full measure of devotion that day, we feel a deep sense of sorrow for the loss of such potential. >> 2400 sailors, marines, and soldiers were killed in the attack that day. those are your news headlines. >> jess dean is here. we have a storm alert. deadly storm blasting the southern states, snow and ice heading east. icing conditions in dallas causing thousands of flight cancellations. janet dean had
Dec 4, 2013 5:00pm EST
warmup. want to take you up to rockefeller center. take a look at the studios up there in new york city where they are lighting the tree tonight. the station flying me up there in the station helicopter. that is going to be awesome. you dn't know that, did you? yeah, the new komt that i bought with the megamillions winning. that's not happening. but they will be doing that tonight. 55 degrees right now. the winds are calm. plenty of cloud cover across the region. that's been the case for today. 61 in culpeper. 59 in fredricksburg. so we told you today would be mild. tomorrow, a lot warmer. take a look at the numbers here. 75 in little rock, arkansas. they have a winter storm warning in effect and potential for ice. that will be coming our way. the cold air back to the west. that cold air will make its way our way, too. not any time soon. steam tomorrow 4 radar showing things are all clear. not expecting much in the way of rain for 24 hours or so. can't rule out a few showers during the day tomorrow, but most it it will be dry. not just mild, but warm. we'll see plenty of cloud cover and
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am EST
cities are picking up quickly, some aren't. keep are you going to looking for work or have you given up? caller: i will keep looking. fairs, i apply for work every day. i search for jobs every day, update my resume. i talk to all those people that i am supposed to talk to. i even tried to get back to school. it is difficult for some people. ,ost: three lines this morning for under 30, 31 to age 50, and 51 and over. our next caller -- caller: i spend a lot of time intel has see helping people for my business fraternity and different organizations looking for jobs, especially coming out of college or even if you are a currently in college. tallahassee is growing really quickly. we added a lot of different jobs here. -- ild say the only issue am definitely very optimistic about the job market. jobsnk there are a lot of out there, especially if you spend a lot of time looking at them and filtering through them. especially like the universities. i think the issue that we are having is so many of these jobs and 1010ng for five years experience or they will exchange out for education, for a co
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am EST
thoughts of what is next. span, we are featuring the history and literary scene of the northern idaho city and on american history tv and booktv, 5:00 eastern time on c- span3, we will air our look at the area's connection to the area nation and its leader, richard butler, and how concerned citizens fought against the group. here is a preview. >> an aerospace engineer who retired in the mid-70's and moved with his wife betty and they bought property and he make the land and property a nonprofit church. that was basically the birth. 1981, they burned the first cross there on the property and started holding annual world congresses. >> richard butler was not a person that was dynamic and he was not a great speaker, but he was quite effective at publicity. lot ofas able to get a publicist he not only with the national media, but even at times international media. i think they were fascinated with the idea that he created these two organizations. it was somewhat unique in the sense that his political arm, which was neo-nazi are really not the nasty datsun -- doctrine, the political arm, and th
FOX Business
Dec 3, 2013 7:00pm EST
the tree. december 203rd is also the new court could cut future payments to the city's pension systems as part of the bankruptcy. some good news for the motor city reporting the best sales month and six and a half years. sales climbed nearly 9% in november. much more still ahead. vice-president joe biden does nothing to ease tension in the south china sea. in fact, he blasts the territorial claims and its air defenses down and former secretaries of state kissinger and schulz lay out the strategy to stop the iranian marched to a nuclear break up. judith miller, dr. while the ferris join us. also, the latest math, reading and is tied -- science test scores of u.s. students revealing the new promise of a new age of american exceptional as an. the shocking statistics for you in tonight's "chalk talk". we're coming right back. ♪ president obama pushing his troubled health care plan. and he says no matter how much it stinks', it is not going to be repealed. we will be taking that up with congressman and dr. paul brown it has a diagnosis of his own next. ♪ as a business owner, i'm constan
Dec 4, 2013 5:00pm EST
was stolen near mix toe city. it was carrying material used for radiotherapy treatment to fight cancer. now it's not clear whether the thief had any idea what was inside. however, there is serious concern tonight that the material could be used to produce a dirty bomb. >>> celebrity tv chef nige lla lawson is not a drug addict. you want to read it? >> she says that she's only done cocaine a handful of times. take a listen. >> now that's just one morsel coming out of a fraud trial in britain. her former assistants are accused of lacking up more than $1 million in fraudulent charges. they claim lawson authorized the purchases in exchange for keeping quiet about the chef's excessive drug use. >>> today is the ten year anniversary of a northern virginia murder mystery. the wife of alexandria sheriff james dunning found in her own home murdered. peggy fox updates the case at 5:30. >> also ahead, d.c.'s first new wal-mart is now open for business. but we're going to explain why you may want to be careful parking your car near one of those stores. >> all right, temperatures mild. yes it's a harbin
Dec 8, 2013 3:10pm EST
in kansas city star was rated more in favor of a reform than all the other major metropolitan newspapers in the united states combined. as nelson himself told an interviewer in 1910, i don't want the star's editorial to be a lot of literary essays, i want to get things done. nelson followed up his strictures on past performance with an editorial that reject the notion that roosevelt was a man on horseback who seized power to become dictator. he is a gold are recalled to his work, said the paper rather than a man on respect. after roosevelt's arrival from africa amid talk of his candidacy, there were clubs formed, back from elba clubs, like napoleon. >> the impact of william rockhill nelson on the american progressive movement and teddy roosevelt's campaign to win back that is latere today on american history tv. after the war, things escalate so quickly. a moment that seems so loving can just turn and flip and be so out of control. and it one of those days ended with adam packing to leave and him going to his things and seeing a hidden handgun. he says i want to take is to sell it becaus
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 2:00am PST
york city. recently conducted an exhaustive study of dog's feelings. when the owners were out of the room the dogs either ate or didn't. the dogs were scolded or not scolded. the lab found only the scolded dogs looked guilty. >> we found the dog's behavior is not dependent on what the dog did but what the owner did. >> they are saying zeus doesn't feel guilt but dog owners have trained your dogs to act guilty. >> i completely disagree with that. he knows when he has done wrong. douglas kennedy, fox news. >>> that brings us to today's bl brew on this do you think dogs feel guilt? send a comment to facebook, twitter or e-mail. we will read some of the comments later in the show. >> we arethey are a sim poll of american freedom. if they get their way they will have a license to kill bawled eagles. what happens when wind sends a plane sideways as it lands? >> terrifying video out of england. you can see the plane being tossed around by the wind as it tries to land. later the same thing happened to a second plane at the birmingham airport a terrified damage said they felt lucky to
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
in mexico's northern city of tijuana. the international atomic energy agency says the vehicle was transporting a cobalt 60 from a hospital to a radioactive waste storage center when it was stolen. it is unclear now if the suspect was aware or if there were more than one suspect aware of what they were carrying. >>> the fight over airspace will be front and center today as vice president joe biden joins china's president for a high-stakes meeting. the vice president landed in beijing this morning. china's decision to declare an air-defense identification zone in an area that includes disputed islands has triggered protests from the u.s., japan, and south korea. biden says that washington is deeply concerned. >>> in washington, a first for women at the pentagon as the president has named christine fox as the acting deputy defense secretary for the time being until the president finds a permanent replacement. she takes over for ashton carter, who is stepping down today after announcing his resignation in october. in her new position, fox would be the highest ranking woman at the
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am PST
junkies. we will have the latest on the deadly derailment in new york city. they have the black box and are starting to piece together what happened. we will remember a number of the nbc family lot of in that tragedy. the tragedy, world aids day yesterday. the president will do an event talking about aids awareness today. there is the ribbon in front of the white house. you are watching "the daily rundown" only on msnbc. ♪ [ camera shutter clicks ] now, that's cardworthy. [ man ] all right. here we go. ♪ cardworthy. [ camera shutter clicks ] cardworthy. [ beeping ] [ camera shutter clicks ] so not cardworthy. ♪ [ female announcer ] this holiday season, visit for all your cardworthy moments and save up to 50%. ♪ and save up to 50%. on the table by not choosing the right medicare d plan. no one could have left this much money here. whoo-hoo-hoo! yet many seniors who compare medicare d plans realize they can save hundreds of dollars. cvs/pharmacy wants to help you save on medicare expenses. talk to your cvs pharmacist, call, or go to to get your f
Dec 3, 2013 4:00pm PST
friday morning they psend me out to get the goods. but what they don't know is that i'm using my citi thankyou card at the coffee shop, so i get 2 times the points. and those points add up fast. so, sure, make me the grunt. 'cause i'll be using those points to help me get to a beach in miami. and allllllll the big shots will be stuck here at the cube farm. the citi thankyou preferred card. now earn 2x the points on dining out and entertainment, with no annual apply, go to >>> i'm milissa rehberger. a union official says the engineer of a train that derailed in new york caught himself nodding off just before a sharp curve. >>> a federal judge says detroit can declare bankruptcy. it allows detroit to cut employee pensions. lawmakers in illinois passed a bill overhauling the state's pension system which is $100 billion in debt. the measure in part cuts benefits to workers and retirees. back to "hardball." ♪ >>> welcome back to "hardball." after the republican party's second national defeat at the hands of barack obama last november, some of the grownups in
Dec 4, 2013 11:00am PST
read this for you. this is from the town -- basically, the city council person, they call this personal the first electman in newtown. she says this, once we have that behind us, i think we can take a collectible breath and confront our next step on that journey to rebuild our sandy hook school and develop our sense of confidence, to regain our feet, and to say we are ready to continue on. joining me, clinical psychologist jeff gardere, and steve kardian, none of us can pretend to understand what it's like, even the people in the communities, because everyone felt this about one year ago. jeff, what is the process of, i don't know, coping with this, these 911 tapes released today. >> 911 starts to give answers as to what it is that actually happened, giving us an analysis where we can be more prophylactic and more proactive in the future. all of this goes into the dapta base as to looking at the profiles as to how to avoid these situations. for the people who are involved in this tragedy, this, as you just read, and i think it's very accurate, may be that last piece they need to confron
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.s.-born in new york city. she received her a.b. from princeton. she went to oxford where she was awarded a masters of philosophy. then a jd from harvard law school. on r law school she clerked the united states court of appeals for the d c circuit under justice marshall. she practiced for a while and washington d.c. and then became a law professor at the university of chicago. serve infrom there to president clinton's administration in several roles and then she went back to teaching at harvard and was subsequently named as dean of , first femalehool dean of the law school there. in 2000 nine, president obama nominated her for solicitor general of the united states and she served in that office for a asr and was then nominated an associate justice of the supreme court. 2010ook that position in of filled the vacancy justice john paul stevens who, after his retirement, was our last lecture here at the law school. those are the vital statistics. i want to tell you something personal about her and i brought this along so i could read it. this year in time, she was named as one of their most
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difficulty finding a big-city law firm job. so he accepted an offer from the attorney general of missouri and served as an assistant attorney general in jefferson city from 1974-1977. after a brief stint in corporate law, he followed the then senator danforth to washington dc, just in time for the reagan revolution. over the next dozen years, terrence thomas served in all three branches of government as a legislative aide to senator danforth, as chairman of the equal opportunity employment commission, and circuit judge on the united states court of appeals for the d c circuit. along the way, he met and married virginia, his oulmate. in 1991, he was appointed to this agreement court by president george h.w. bush. by this time, he had emerged as an outspoken conservative. so the confirmation process exacted a personal toll. by following the example of his grandfather, he persevered. and our nation is very fortunate that he did. on the court, justice thomas has been a steady and committed originalist, playing a pivotal role in the recovery and restoration of the original method of constituti
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am EST
came next. after earning the elite degree, he had difficulty finding a big- city law firm job. so he accepted an offer from the attorney general of missouri and served as an assistant attorney general in jefferson city from 1974 to 1977. after a brief stint in corporate law, he followed the then senator danforth to washington, d.c. in 1979, just in time for the reagan revolution. over the next dozen years, clarence thomas served in all three branches of government. as a legislative aide to senator danforth, as chairman of the equal opportunity employment commission, and as a circuit judge on the united states court of appeals for the d.c. circuit. along the way, he met and married virginia, his soulmate. [applause] in 1991, he was appointed to the supreme court by president george h.w. bush. by this time, he had emerged as an outspoken conservative, so the confirmation process exacted a personal toll. but by following the example of his grandfather, he persevered. and our nation is very fortunate that he did. on the court, justice thomas has been a steady and committed originalist, p
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, he had difficulty finding a big- city law firm job. so he accepted an offer from the attorney general of missouri and served as an assistant attorney general in jefferson city from 1974 to 1977. after a brief stint in corporate law, he followed the then senator danforth to washington, d.c. in 1979, just in time for the reagan revolution. over the next dozen years, clarence thomas served in all three branches of government. as a legislative aide to senator danforth, as chairman of the equal opportunity employment commission, and as a circuit judge on the united states court of appeals for the d.c. circuit. along the way, he met and married virginia, his soulmate. [applause] in 1991, he was appointed to the and supreme court by president george h.w. bush. by this time, he had emerged as an outspoken conservative, so the confirmation process exacted a personal toll. but by following the example of his grandfather, he persevered. and our nation is very fortunate that he did. on the court, justice thomas has been a steady and committed originalist, playing a pivotal role in the recovery an
Dec 4, 2013 4:00pm EST
unenforceable. >>> here's a live look at the rockefeller center in new york city. the christmas tree is dark now, but tonight it will light up. glowing in downtown manhattan. you can see them flip the switch live at 8:00 here on nbc 4. >>> the white house is decked out for the holidays today. first lady michelle obama invited military families to come inside and take a look at the 2013 holiday decorations. there they are. this year's theme is gather around. a celebration of coming together with loved ones at this special time of year as well as sharing the stories of classic american holiday traditions. mrs. obama says she likes to watch children enjoying the wonderful glory of the white house during the holidays. >> some of the best times are watching the face of the kids and looking at the ornaments. >> they include holiday crafts and treats for the children. the first family came into the room to greet the kids and knocked over a 2-year-old girl. he licked her face in an apparent apology. sunny's first white house christmas there. >> we're sure that lick made up for knocking her down. >>> we
Dec 7, 2013 8:00am PST
interstate 35, about 30 miles or so north of downtown dallas in the city of lewisville, a suburb of the dallas area, a truck slid off the interstate 35 and into the lake -- into lake lewisville, which the interstate goes over. lewisville firefighters had to dive into the frigid waters to try to save the driver, but they were unable to do that. so that driver passed away after sliding off the interstate. and that interstate has really been causing some problems for a lot of drivers over the last 24 hours. so if you're in that area, be extremely careful. >> oh, my god, that is horrible. well, our hearts go out to his family. thanks so much, ed lavandera. so the conditions are very dangerous. and if not dangerous now, potentially dangerous. let's find out where the storm is headed next. jennifer grey, welcome. this is our first time talking to each other on the air. >> it is. >> welcome from sunny miami. well, so much for sunny skies. >> i know, right? >> yeah. >> temperatures around 82 and sunny. yeah, a little different. yeah, we are seeing the system pushing out in wave number tw
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am EST
, and latinos. we need to fight to keep up our cities, like washington d.c., which is reduced thy most infections nearly by half. we are going to keep pursuing scientific breakthroughs. we are going to redirect $100 million into this project to develop a new generation of therapies. the united states should be at the forefront of new discoveries . or better yet, eliminate it completely. host: the end of the senate and specificallye -- looking at the status of the farm bill. the senators are confident the farm bill can pass by the end of the year. senior member of the negotiating group on the bill that says -- the house voted to cut almost $40 billion in funding over the same. -- over the same period. mike from virginia, thank you for holding on on our oppose line. you are on, sir. go ahead. oppose the drone delivery. , the corporation is ultimately responsible to its shareholders. they are clearly trying to save money. unfortunately, that wealth will to the folksbuted that work for the company. they cut folks and people women, with these sorts of ways to cut costs. i appreciate it is a
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am EST
of principal on mortgages in areas hardest hit by foreclosures like detroit and cities like cleveland and toledo in ohio. j.p. morgan chase currently holds, get this, nearly a million mortgages. 208,000 mortgages considered seriously delinquent and in excess of 700,000 which are under water. that's too much power over our marketplace in too few hands. 500 million of the settlement will be credited for the removal of blight from neighborhoods through demolition reducing interest rates and offering new loans to low income borrowers. every community in america could use some of that. that's very little money for a very big hole. this setment may appear like a big step. it's a small step in the right direction. however let me put these figures on the record. last year j.p. morgan chase made $21.3 billion in profits. that doesn't count what's in their reserves. a settlement of $13 billion therefore is barely half of what j.p. morgan made in all of last year after expenses. in fact, this setment of $13 billion is equal to exactly half of what they had already setaside, $26 billion, for lega
Dec 9, 2013 4:00pm EST
trying to make it fair to those people who serve a short time. host: in salt lake city, utah. michael is on the line for democrats. caller: hello. ask if there's about the people who and can apply for social security benefits like everybody else. i don't know about that. there have been extreme cases where there was severe physical disability. to your point about social .ecurity, yes they can claim social security, but only after they reach the age of 65. you can have a guy who analyst in the navy at the age of 18. he serves 20 years. he is out of the navy before he has 40 years old. he is going to get some sort of retirement benefit immediately. and then he is probably going to live, based on the average life expectancy, another 30 or 40 years. we pay people for 60 years to serve only 20. that is probably one of the sensitive things on the table, in terms of whether that is really the best way to do things, in terms of providing that paycheck immediately upon retirement. let's go to fred in new york. caller: thank you. hello? is, is there any reason why we can't bring back the draft
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am PST
, cities paralyzed and hundreds of thousands of people without power. >> very glad to be on my way home. >> first thing, what would you like to do? >> go home and see my wife. >> coming home. new this morning, an american detained in north korea since october is on a flight back to the united states. his journey, his first words as a free man, and why north korea let him go. >>> plus, today's the day all you college football fans, the s.e.c. championship. we are live outside the georgia dome for the fans, the festivities, and, of course, a whole lot of football. >>> good morning, everyone, happy saturday, i'm poppy harlow. >> and i'm victor blackwell. 10:00 here on the east coast, 7:00 out west. you're in the "cnn newsroom." >> thousands of cancellation, widespread power out ands, complete chaos on the roads. >> complete. >> this massive ice storm, it's paralyzing the south. >> a lot of the country, one person actually we now know killed this morning after their truck slid off of a very icy roadway in the dallas area. this video coming to us from our affiliate, wfaa a short time ago. it
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am EST
the canadian border. the city is probably best known for the beauty. kinds ofmidst all water, lakes, and rivers. we live in the mountains. all kinds of color. to me, the story is that we have become what we needed to become. we are a city that we have thrived on mining and timber. as that one away, so did many of our jobs. hard at will are we going to be? we do not want to lose that sense of who we were as far as people and a community. we had to look at what the jobs were going to being. we are known for the tour is on we have a -- we are known for the tour is him. we have a huge medical center. we are trying to diversify the economic base. we realize as a city, if we are not growing, it does not mean we but we have hugely, to be progressive and in the real world. at the same time, we what to hang on to the people here. i have hopes for the immunity. i do not see our culture go away. -- going away. >> "washington journal " continues. this morning on c-span's washington journal, we want to focus on the work of nih. we want to give you the opportunity to learn more about the people behind the ag
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Dec 3, 2013 10:00pm EST
now say the engineer who drove that new york city passenger train that derailed over the weekend may ha from the entire year. about three times what it has been back in 2008 and what was special about september? federal agencies often try to spend what is left in their budget before the fiscal year is up, which is at the end of september. well, researchers and a wife discovered a huge japanese submarine that the united states sought back in 1946 to keep its advanced technology at the hands the soviet union. the world war ii era sub could travel one-and-a-half times around the world without refueling. imagine. well, a new book takes a fascinating look into the role of stalin in the cold war, his manipulation of the western allies in order to spread communism and extend his red empire. joining us now, floridastate history professor rollup -- robert daly, the author of this book, stalin's curse, battling forommunism and war in cold war, and it is now available in paperback. professor, is great to have you here. this is a fascinating book. we recommended highly to our viewers. the idea t
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am EST
point. the decades' long shift in the economy have hurt all groups, poor and middle class, inner city and rural folks, men and women. and americans of all races. and as a consequence, some of the social patterns that contribute to declining mobility that were once attributed to the urban poor -- that's a particular problem for the inner city. single parent households or drug abuse or -- it turns out now we're seeing that pop up everywhere. a new study shows that disparities in education, mental health, obesity, absent fathers, isolation from church, isolation from community groups, these gaps are now as much about growing up rich or poor as they are about anything else. the gap in test scores between poor kids and wealthy kids is now nearly twice what it is between white kids and black kids. kids with working class parents are 10 times likelier than are more likely to -- the fact is this, the opportunity gap in america is now as much about class as it is about race and that gap is growing. so if we're going to take on growing inequality and try to improve upward mobility for all peopl
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in the bay area tonight,,, we give you a look at the cities being slammed by winter storms. [ female announcer ] for those who love sweets your season is here. let's just call it the baking time of year. you need special ingredients. you need the staples for homemade. you need safeway sugar for just a buck eighty-eight. and that magic thing that makes everyone want another only two ninety-nine for challenge butter. and when hands get messy, quite surely they'll say, yum! wow! yay! what a sweeter holiday. safeway. ingredients for life. >> an amber alert still out for a missing 14-year-old girl believed to have been abducted by a man in kennewick, washington. 19-year-old eduardo flores- rosales on the right is suspected of abducting elizabeth romero on the left on yesterday afternoon. romero is described as a hispanic girl standing 5 feet 3 inches tall, weighing 130 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. flores-rosales is a hispanic man standing 5 feet 9 inches tall. he was last seen driving a early 2000's green ford escape authorities say they are not using the amber alert freeway sig
Dec 3, 2013 7:00pm PST
any justice. any she'll get it. the city to ukraine for three years. it's about the humiliation of the ukrainian people and make it into guarding the rights and freedom. cranium. uses a stolen country. he'd stolen bike to get caught in a deal with anti government sentiment has been further fuelled by a police crackdown on protests. yes we will be outraged ukrainians went to the streets to hold peaceful demonstrations. the young people have no political slogans. they had ukrainian national flags. the police dispersed them with our tummies. i had never happened in the history of independent ukraine. prime minister he could answer of apologized in parliament for the harsh for the saxon he also promised to reshuffle his cabinet the opposition if it's on to find. after the post leader's guide to continue their campaign and located the parliament building to prevent the government from working. any ais based on correspondence in kent town of the crowd i asked him what's next for ukraine. that is the question that people find it extremely difficult on so you can speak to the most respe
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business. every time a hotel or another restaurant opens in a big city, you know what it looks like? it looks like around the block. people that don't have special skills, but are ready to work and want to work tomorrow morning line up around the buildings. it goes on forever sometimes. all those people according to the right wing, they're just sitting home -- here's a good picture of it. all you got to do is put something in the paper. somebody's opening up a job opportunity people feel they can fill, and they pour into these lines. these are not people looking to watch television tomorrow morning. they're looking to be at work. your thoughts. >> i agree completely. at "the washington post," there are job fairs at at "washington post" and the lobby is filled with people dressed to the nines hoping to impress a recruiter, resumes in hand hoping to get a job or get a better job. this idea, again, that people are lazy. that's the thing that i find most offensive. people aren't on unemployment insurance because they like getting the money because they don't like working. folks are on u
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